Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Cranston region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Cranston submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have been posted online, which means listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,900 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1955 and are Class Class A.